Dr. Vincent Mosca is a full time academic pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He is a Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and Director of the Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship Program and the Foot and Ankle Service at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina, and then did a 1 year fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada before starting his practice in Seattle. Dr. Mosca was the Director of the Department of Orthopedics at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at the University of Washington in Seattle for 13 years. He stepped down from these administrative responsibilities in 2003 to devote more time to research and writing, while maintaining his very busy clinical practice. Approximately 90% of his clinical work, research, lectures, and publications pertain to the understanding of, and treatment for, deformities of the child’s foot. Dr. Mosca has authored or coauthored over 65 articles and book chapters. He has been an invited speaker/visiting professor in more than 100 medical centers and orthopedic conferences in the US, and in 67 orthopedic conferences in 30 countries outside the US. His book, published in 2014 and entitled Principles and Management of Pediatric Foot and Ankle Deformities and Malformations, is the culmination of his life’s work in the field. Dr. Mosca is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, the Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics (Europe), and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He is listed in 14 national/international Who’s Who directories and has been listed in the book, The Best Doctors in America, since 1996. He is also listed in The Leading Physicians of the World directory.